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Anonymous benefactor behind @HiddenCash comes to LA

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The person who started dropping envelopes full of cash around San Francisco last Friday, setting off a social media frenzy in the process, is expanding to other cities.

Yesterday to San Jose:

And now to Los Angeles:

The anonymous benefactor known as @HiddenCash has been tweeting clues about where to find the next stash of money, saying it's a "social experiment for good," and asking those who find the cash to pay it forward.

Jennifer Maerz, with the online magazine The Bold Italic in San Francisco, was the first to get an anonymous tip from the person behind "Hidden Cash" last week. She joins the show to talk about what she's learned about the anonymous donor.